Saturday, 23 June 2018

UNITED STATES PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH’S OFFICIAL VISIT TO LIMA

Espejo & Gallagher was chosen by the U.S. Embassy and State Department to provide interpretation services for President George Bush’s 2001 official visit to Peru.We acted as interpreters for the White House Communications Agency advance team, National Security advisor, Condoleezza Rice and former Peruvian President Valentin Paniagua, amongst others.

 

 

FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE MADELINE ALBRIGHT'S OFFICIAL VISIT TO LIMA

Espejo & Gallagher was chosen by the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs as the interpretation service provider for former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s official visit to Peru to observe the second round elections in 2001. Our interpreters accompanied Madame Secretary Albright on her visits to election sites and local dignitaries.

 

FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER´S OFFICIAL VISIT TO LIMA

Espejo & Gallagher was chosen by The Carter Center to be former US President Jimmy Carter’s official interpreter during his 2001 first round election observation mission. Our company works extensively with the Carter Center and is actively involved in translation projects and interpretation service provision for the Latin American division.

 

KEN WOLLACK VISITS PERU

In July 2009, after almost a decade, we received a visit from Ken Wollack, President of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI). During his stay in Lima, Mr. Wollack met with important Peruvian politicians and had a lunch meeting with spokespeople from national political parties.

One week later, NDI’s office in Wasington invited representatives from political parties in 6 different countries to attend a video conference with David Plouffe, who was President Obama’s campaign manager. Via Washington, Ken Wollack acted as conference moderator. Once again, Espejo & Gallagher SCRL was chosen to provide all interpretation services.

 

PRESIDENT GARCIA MEETS WITH DON TAPSCOTT, INTERNATIONAL AUTHORITY ON TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Peruvian President Alan Garcia Perez met Monday afternoon with Canadian expert Don Tapscott, an international authority on the strategic impact of information technology on innovation.

The 45-minute meeting began at 17.00 hours and was attended by economist Carlos Rodriguez Pastor.

Don Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on business strategy, is Chairman of nGenera Insight.

Interbank, the entity responsible for bringin Don Alpscott to Peru, relied on the services of Espejo & Gallagher for the consecutive, simultaneous, whsipering needs, as well as equipment rental.

 

FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BILL CLINTON RECEIVES THE KEYS TO THE CITY

 

Former President of the United States Bill Clinton received the Keys to the City this morning from the Mayor of Lima, Luis Castañeda Lossio, at a special ceremony held at the El Metropolitano train station located on the Paseo de los Héroes Navales in downtown Lima.

Dr. Castañeda also declared Clinton an “Illustrious Guest” of the city of Lima and gave him a special diploma.

Espejo & Gallagher had the honor of interpreting for former President Clinton during the speech he gave at the ceremony and at the press conference that was held in Metropolitano’s Central Station.

 

PRESIDENT OLLANTA HUMALA RECEIVES THE COMMANDER OF THE US SOUTHERN COMMAND OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE

Different aspects of bilateral cooperation for defense and security were discussed.

The President of the Republic, Ollanta Humala Tasso, received the Commander of the Southern Command of the United States, General Douglas Fraser, who visited our country for the fourth time to discuss different aspects of bilateral cooperation in the areas of defense and security.

At the end of the encounter, which was attended by the Minister of Defense, Daniel Mora; the Minister of the Interior, Oscar Valdés; and the Commander of the Joint Command of the Armed Forces, EP General Luis Howel, the US official expressed his government’s desire to continue working closely with Peru through military collaboration efforts to jointly face challenges, including the threat of terrorist groups such as the Shining Path.

Espejo & Gallagher, which is considered one of the most serious, experienced and professional interpretation and translation companies in the country, was chosen as the sole provider for the event.

Fraser mentioned that the main threat to security in Latin American was the expansion of transnational organized crime and said that overcoming this problem will require pooling our capacities, increasing our multi-national collaboration and working together to dismantle these networks and disarticulate drug trafficking.

“We believe that joint efforts will help liberate us from transnational threats and reduce its effect in our hemisphere,” he said.

At a press conference offered in the Salon Elespuru, the Peruvian Minister of Defense and the Ambassadress of the United States in Lima, Rose Likins, indicated that the United States and Peru will continue to strengthen the solid relations they have maintained over the years.

Along these lines, Likins indicated that they had visited VRAE to get a first-hand look at the problematic that Peru faces in its fight against drug trafficking and are currently evaluating the possibility of joint action.  

Lima, October 04, 2011

 

DR. SCHLEIFER WAS INTERVIEWED BY “RPP NOTICIAS” AND ‘RUMBO ECONOMICO” ON HIS VISIT TO LIMA

At the invitation of Universidad del Pacífico, Andrei Shleifer, the most frequently cited economist in the world, visited Peru for the first time to discuss transformations in finance and the new challenges the world will face to innovate this field.

Andrei Shleifer is a Doctor of Economics from MIT and holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Harvard, where he is currently a professor of Economics. Throughout his professional life, Scheifer has specialized in corporate governance, law and finance as well as institutional behavior in the ambits of finance and economics. He has published four books, including “The Grabbing Hand” (with Robert Vishny) and  “Inefficient markets: An Introduction to Behavioral Finance” as well as more than one hundred articles. Shleifer has worked as an editor at the “Quarterly Journal of Economics” (1989-1999) and the “Journal of Economic Perspectives” (2003-2008). He is a member of the Econometric Society  and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, Schleifer won the John Bates Clark medal from the American Association of Economics. According to RePec, Schelifer is the most cited economist in the world.

During his visit to Lima,  Dr. Schleifer was interviewed by “RPP noticias” and  “Rumbo Económico”. Espejo & Gallagher provided consecutive and simultaneous interpretation services during these interviews.

 

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